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Consumer confidence down

Consumers are less positive about the economy of the Netherlands in August than they were in July. After correction for seasonal effects, the confidence index fell from -23 to -28.

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Consumption almost unchanged in June

In June 2005 households consumed about the same as the year before. The volume of domestic consumption was up by 0.1 percent on June 2004.

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Inflation rate in July stable at 1.6 percent

Inflation remained stable in July 2005. Just like in June, consumer prices were 1.6 percent higher than twelve months ago, according to Statistics Netherlands’ consumer price index. The annual...

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Consumer confidence marginally up

After adjustment for seasonal effects, Dutch consumer confidence increased marginally in July 2005 compared to the previous month. In May and June consumer confidence was still in decline.

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Manufacturers more pessimistic, providers of business services optimistic

Producer confidence in Dutch manufacturing industry deteriorated further and equalled -3.7 in July. In June it was still at -1.7.

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Less consumption in May

Dutch households were as reluctant to spend money in May 2005 as they were in the previous months. The volume of domestic consumption was down 0.7percent on May 2004. The decrease was fully...

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Inflation rises to 1.6 percent

Dutch consumer prices were 1.6 percent higher in June 2005 than in the same month last year. Inflation is thus 0.3 of a percent point higher than in May, when prices were 1.3 percent higher than...

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Dutch economy contracts by 0.5 percent in first quarter 2005

For the first time since 2003, Dutch economic growth was negative again in the first quarter of 2005. According to the second estimate of Statistics Netherlands’ quarterly national accounts, the...

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Job losses slightly down

The number of employee jobs was 75 thousand lower in the first quarter of 2005 than twelve months previously. After seasonal corrections the number of jobs was 21 thousand lower in the first quarter...

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Announcement: Tomorrow's press release on economic growth is postponed

There was a press release on first quarter economic growth in 2005, the second estimate, scheduled on Thursday 30 June 2005. This press release has been postponed.

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Manufacturers much more sombre

Producers’ confidence in the manufacturing industry has deteriorated substantially in June, and is now -1.7. In May it was still 0.8. Producers’ confidence has now reached at its lowest level since...

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Consumer confidence down again

After adjustment for seasonal effects, consumer confidence has fallen for the second month in a row in June 2005, to -26. This puts consumer confidence back at the level of the beginning of the year.

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